Administrative Solutions and Support

Grant Wood Area Education Agency offers management and support services to the districts and schools in its service area and around the state.

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Computer Services

Grant Wood AEA serves more than 100,000 students with PowerSchool and has technological expertise to help your district. Existing clients can access our applications and tools here.

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SubCentral Program

Grant Wood AEA houses the computer system that arranges substitutes for teachers. To sign up as a substitute teacher or substitute paraprofessional/associate go to or scroll below to learn more.

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CISM Team Resources

Grant Wood AEA's Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team can assist your school in times of crisis or traumatic events.

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These additional services also are available to districts in the Grant Wood AEA service area:

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Substitute Assignments

Grant Wood AEA houses the computerized substitute assignment system utilized by the Alburnett, Anamosa, Cedar Rapids, Center Point- Urbana, Central City, College Community, Linn-Mar, Marion, Monticello, Mount Vernon, and Springville school districts, Xavier Catholic Schools, Summit Schools, and the Grant Wood AEA Off-site Programs.|

  • To sign up as a substitute teacher or substitute paraprofessional/associate go to
  • To report absences or review assignments go to or call 319-449-3079.
  • For assistance the SubCentral Help Desk is staffed between 7-11 a.m. on school days and can be reached at 319-399-6761 or

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Universal Fund / E-Rate

Grant Wood AEA provides year round E-Rate support for AEA 10 schools and districts. For the 2016-2017 year, an E-Rate Help Desk will be in operation specifically for AEA 10 schools and districts. Support for districts is available year round from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily for all E-Rate questions, assistance with applications, filing forms on-line, and other E-Rate issues. For additional assistance with E-Rate please contact Mike Kiely at (319) 399-6521 or

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AEA Purchasing

The Iowa Educators Consortium (IEC) and the Iowa Association for Educational Purchasing (IAEP) cooperative food purchasing program have united to become AEA Purchasing! Iowa's Area Education Agencies launched a statewide cooperative purchasing program in 1999, and to date, these services have saved Iowa schools and non-profit educational organizations over $100 million.

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Business Office Support

From payroll and accounting services to student records, learn how GWAEA can help your district.

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Managed Services

Full Managed Technology Services at Grant Wood AEA uniquely partners Digital Learning and IT services to provide districts the vision, integration and technology management that leads to success.

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